Taxon profile


Common Raven
Corvus corax Linnaeus, 1758

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Aves - birds »  order Passeriformes - perching birds »  family Corvidae - crows and jays »  genus Corvus - true crows

Least Concern


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Included taxa

Number of records: 13

subspecies Corvus corax antecorax Shufeldt, 1892
subspecies Corvus corax canariensis Hartert & O. Kleinschmidt, 1901

Corvus corax canariensis

subspecies Corvus corax clarionensis Rothschild & Hartert, 1902
subspecies Corvus corax corax Linnaeus, 1758

Corvus corax corax

subspecies Corvus corax hispanus Hartert & Kleinschmidt, 1901
subspecies Corvus corax kamtschaticus Dybowski, 1883
subspecies Corvus corax laurencei Hume, 1873
subspecies Corvus corax principalis Ridgway, 1887
subspecies Corvus corax sinuatus Wagler, 1829

Corvus corax sinuatus

subspecies Corvus corax subcorax Severtzov, 1872
subspecies Corvus corax tibetanus Hodgson, 1849
subspecies Corvus corax tingitanus Irby, 1874
subspecies Corvus corax varius Brünnich, 1764

Links and literature

EN AOU Checklist of North and Middle American Birds 2013 [], North American Classification Committee (NACC) [as Corvus corax]
Data retrieved on: 26 April 2013
EN ARKive [/raven/corvus-corax/]

ARKive []
Data retrieved on: 16 December 2010
EN Bird Life 5.1 [5797]

Bird Life [] [as Corvus corax Linnaeus, 1758]
Data retrieved on: 26 April 2013
EN Fauna Europaea 2.4 [97146]

de Jong, Y.S.D.M. (ed.): Fauna Europaea [] [as Corvus corax Linnaeus, 1758]
Data retrieved on: 9 March 2012
EN Gill F. & Donsker D.: IOC World Bird List 7.3 [] [as Corvus corax Linnaeus, 1758]
Data retrieved on: 16 November 2017
CZ Hudec K. et al. (2003): Soustava a české názvosloví ptáků světa, Muzeum Komenského v Přerově. 462 pp. [as Corvus corax Linnaeus, 1758]
CZ Hudec K. (2012): Slovník historických českých názvů ptáků [], Česká společnost ornitologická [as Corvus corax]
EN Clements, J. F.: eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world 6.7 [], Cornell Lab of Ornithology [as Corvus corax]
Data retrieved on: 7 April 2013
EN Crochet P.-A., Joynt G.: AERC list of Western Palearctic birds December 2012 [] [as Corvus corax]
Data retrieved on: 26 April 2013
ES Lilleleht V. , Lõhmus A. (1997): Scientific, Estonian and English names of birds of Europe [] [as Corvus corax]
Data retrieved on: 11 July 2010
Fenneman J. (2007): British Columbia Bird Checklist [as Corvus corax]
Data retrieved on: 25 January 2009

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